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Light Sensitivity Causes My Scariest Vestibular Migraine Symptoms

By Kayla McCain, VeDA Ambassador While dizziness was definitely the symptom that changed my life as I knew it, light sensitivity and migraine aura wasn’t far behind it. For me, light sensitivity is often the

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Cervicogenic Dizziness – A Facebook Live Interview

Cervicogenic dizziness is a difficult and sometimes controversial diagnosis. There is no single test to confirm the cause of dizziness experienced by people also suffering from neck pain. In many instances dizziness decreases as the


8 Effective Home Remedies for Photophobia (Light Sensitivity)

If you have been diagnosed with photophobia1 or feel you may have it, the most important thing you can do is talk to your doctor about what you’re experiencing. They can help you determine what


Migraine Glasses: Can They Help Me Feel Less Pain?

If you get migraine headaches, there’s about a 90% chance that you also have photophobia, or extreme light sensitivity. In fact, photophobia and migraine have a close enough relationship that light sensitivity has become part


Covid-19 Vaccination Update

This Covid-19 (SARS-Co-V2) pandemic has had an unparalleled impact on the world, our health, our businesses, our mental health, our families, and our lives during 2020, and now in 2021. Fortunately, due to the unique government, business sector, military, research community, and pharmaceutical industry collaboration assembled through Operation Warp Speed, we now have two vaccines currently available (Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna), and two more vaccines likely available in the near future (Johnson & Johnson and Oxford/AstroZeneca). The availability of these vaccines was facilitated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


VeDA Partners with Urban Poling

VeDA announces a new partnership with Urban Poling, a Canadian company that manufactures and distributes walking poles that increase mobility and function at every age and fitness level. Many people with vestibular (inner ear and


VRT Editorial by Dr. Alain Semont

Dr. Alain Semont is a French physiotherapist known for introducing the Semont manuever for treatment of BPPV and coining the term, "vestibular rehabilitation." Introduction Balance rehabilitation is commonly linked to disorders of the neuro-motor outputs


VeDA Provides Feedback on NIDCD Strategic Plan

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) invited public comment on revisions to their strategic plan, which will determine future research directions and priorities. VeDA's Medical & Scientific Advisers submitted the following answers to five


Vestibular Disorders and the Coronavirus

VeDA's Medical and Scientific Advisors provide advice for some vestibular patients who may be at higher risk for the coronavirus (COVID-19). By Drs. P. Ashley Wackym and Yuri Agrawal VeDA has been receiving many questions


Pacing Strategies

Pacing means adopting new habits so you are able to participate in daily activities and not overstimulate yourself. Many patients with vestibular dysfunction become easily overwhelmed by basic daily activities, such as employment, shopping, cleaning, and childcare.


Chair Yoga Flow

This is a beginning chair yoga routine that is perfect for people who want to stretch, relax and strengthen, but are unable to stand for a practice. You can flow from one pose to the